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Reasons for Tripping in Aging Adults in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on March 7, 2019
Reasons for Tripping in Aging Adults in North Coast, NSW

Falling is one of the most common causes of injury and disability in seniors. While the risk of a fall-related injury exists for people of all ages, it’s especially high for ageing adults. Here are five common reasons elderly people fall and what you can …

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6 Common Health Conditions in Ageing Adults in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on February 21, 2019
6 Common Health Conditions in Ageing Adults in North Coast, NSW

As people age, certain illnesses become more common. While many illnesses are thought to be related to genetics or family history, some are attributed to lifestyle habits. The following six illnesses are common in seniors, but there are steps you can take to ensure your …

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Changing Unhealthy Habits of Elderly Loved One in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on February 7, 2019
Changing Unhealthy Habits of Elderly Loved One in North Coast, NSW

It’s never too late to make healthy choices. Seniors who let go of bad habits can enhance their quality of life and increase their longevity, but they have to start somewhere. Here are some tips to help your senior loved one change his or her …

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How to Slow the Ageing Process in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on January 24, 2019
How to Slow the Ageing Process in North Coast, NSW

Wrinkles, stiff joints, and memory loss are just a few of the effects of ageing seniors should avoid as long as possible. While there are many companies offering products they claim slow down this process, the truth is some of the best methods for staying …

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Qualities of a Great Caregiver in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on January 10, 2019
Qualities of a Great Caregiver in North Coast, NSW

 Family carers have the ability to bond with their loved ones and boost their overall wellbeing. Although there will be good days and bad days, you need to stay positive through it all. Here are some qualities that can help you be an amazing carer …

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Tips for Seniors to Maintain Better Balance in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on December 20, 2018
Tips for Seniors to Maintain Better Balance in North Coast, NSW

Seniors typically start to experience issues with balance and coordination as they get older, which can lead to an increased risk of falling, resulting in fractures and other serious injuries. However, there are a variety of ways older adults can maintain their balance as they …

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Nutritional Requirements of Seniors in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on December 6, 2018
Nutritional Requirements of Seniors in North Coast, NSW

Essential nutrition is crucial for people of all ages, especially ageing adults. Prescription medications and pre-existing medical conditions can cause vitamin and mineral deficiencies, and unless these deficiencies are corrected, your senior loved one may be at risk for developing additional health issues. Essential nutrition …

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Why Anxiety Increases the Risk of Dementia in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on November 15, 2018
Why Anxiety Increases the Risk of Dementia in North Coast, NSW

Anxiety is an emotional health condition that affects people at every age. However, seniors are prone to experiencing the negative effects of anxiety that has lasted for years. Research indicates there is a correlation between anxiety and dementia. Here are a few ways having excessive …

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Keeping Stress at Bay While Caregiving in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on November 1, 2018
Keeping Stress at Bay While Caregiving in North Coast, NSW

Providing care to a senior parent, coupled with working a full-time job and taking care of your own home, can be stressful. If you’re under too much stress, it can cause anxiety and depression and make it difficult to carry out your duties as a …

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By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on October 18, 2018
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Just because seniors with Alzheimer’s disease are cognitively impaired doesn’t mean they can’t have some fun. Here are five fun activities for ageing adults with Alzheimer’s disease and why they may be beneficial. 1. Going to a Zoo Visiting a zoo and observing the brilliant …

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